Irmeli Kokko-Viika

Lehtori, KuvA/Esittämiskäytännöt ja tilallisuus

Irmeli Kokko-Viika works as a lecturer in the Art and Society study-program at the University of the Arts Helsinki/ Academy of Fine Arts, Finland. She earned her Master's Degree in Cultural Policy from the Department of Art Education at the University of Jyväskylä. Her research interest and field of expertise is international artists’ residencies as environments for learning and artistic development, and she is the founder of the Helsinki International Artist Program – HIAP. Kokko-Viika has published articles nationally and internationally and has held several positions of trust and mandates of expertise nationally and internationally in the field of artists’ residencies. She is active in developing interdisciplinary situations for dialogue and learning in artists’ education